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Will your liver enzymes be elevated if you have liver cancer

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Will your liver enzymes be elevated if you have liver cancer
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 7 months ago.

This is Dr. David

I am a cancer doctor.

not necessarily

why are you worried about liver cancer?

an ultrasound of your liver is a better way to detect cancer in your liver.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
My liver hurts and I'm real weak but liver enzymes came back normal
Expert:  Dr. David replied 7 months ago.

where is your pain?

pain in the upper right abdomen can often be from inflammation of the gall bladder or distal stomach

poor diet can cause excessive stomach acid which can cause stomach ulcers or duodenal ulcers which an bleed over time which can cause low red blood cells and fatigue.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
My pain is in the upper right side
Expert:  Dr. David replied 7 months ago.

you need an ultasound of your gall bladder

and blood test to check your ferritin levels (store iron) and to check your stool for microscopic blood to see if you are loosing blood

you need your diet evaluated and blood test to check your thyroid hormone levels as well.

has your primary care doctor checked these things?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
My stool was checked I have nonblood
Expert:  Dr. David replied 7 months ago.

that is good.

you need to ask your doctor for an ultrasound to check your gall bladder for stones and inflamamtion

do you drink alcohol?

can you improve your diet?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
No I don't drink
Expert:  Dr. David replied 7 months ago.

that is good.

can you improve your diet?

are you overweight?